Latest job opportunities at The Nairobi Hospital

Posted by: | Posted on: April 16, 2021
  • Full Time
  • Kenya

Website The Nairobi Hospital

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has excellent career opportunities for individuals who possess a passion for excellence, strong work ethic, are results oriented and committed to continual improvement. The successful candidates will be team players with the ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes and shape best clinical and non-clinical practice.

NB: THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL  DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE;

DIRECTOR SUPPLY CHAIN & DISTRIBUTION   REF: TNH/HRD/DSC & D/4/21-RE-ADVERTISEMENT

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and management oversight on the supply chain and distribution department and oversee efficient and cost effective procurement of goods and services in order to ensure value for money and alignment to the hospital’s objectives.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the design, implementation and evaluation of supply chain & distribution functional strategy to ensure value for money in line with the Hospital’s overall strategy;
  • Translate the strategic imperatives of the division into achievable plans, with established priorities and make periodic adjustments as required;
  • Demonstrate ownership of and communicate the supply chain & distribution strategic direction and objectives to all staff;
  • Participate as a member of senior management in formulating corporate strategies, policies, plans and budgets and in monitoring the Hospital’s performance to ensure that the corporate objectives and targets are achieved;
  • Develop, review and ensure implementation of supply chain and distribution policies, procedures and systems to support tendering, contracts management, spend analysis, inventory management and supplier performance management in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements;
  • Provide advisory services to line managers and project teams on all procurement, distribution and disposal issues;
  • Champion procurement best practices and facilitate due diligence by user departments in regards to purchasing and inventory management;
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key stakeholders, external providers and other agencies including supplier relation management (SRM) strategies and partnerships with key suppliers to ensure reliable and efficient supplies;
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers, sub-contractors, service providers and procurement agencies in order to attain best value and cost savings for the hospital;
  • Ensure continuous improvement of supply chain to ensure solutions are globally relevant and sustainable and enable attainment of key performance and financial targets and take corrective action where necessary;
  • Execute strong governance through planning, developing, organizing, directing, managing and evaluating the supply chain operations;
  • Develop supply chain risks methodology, supplier contingency/procurement continuity plan and mitigations;
  • Develop appropriate supply chain strategies to maximize procurement of supplies at the lowest possible cost;
  • Lead supply market intelligence on suppliers and goods to identify opportunities for continuous improvement;
  • Develop ethical and strategic relationships with key suppliers ensuring cost saving targets are achieved without compromising the quality of materials and services;
  • Implement the strategic selection of suppliers to maximize quality, service and cost;
  • Develop and implement an effective procurement management information system for monitoring and tracking cost of materials, goods and services in order to control expenditure and ensure efficient use of organizational resources;
  • Develop and implement appropriate standard operating procedures (SOPs) across the supply chain process and supplier onboarding, partnership and blacklisting policy and procedures;
  • Develop, evaluate and implement procurement plans and budget to support the execution of the business strategic plan;
  • Develop contracts management policies, procedures and Service Level Agreements;
  • Conduct market research analysis to assist in effective business decision making;
  • Provide leadership and guidance to users’ departments plus relevant project managers/teams in the development and implementation of procurement strategies/ project execution plans, specifications, etc. to ensure the best procurement practice is done and potential gains to the Hospital realized;
  • Plan, coordinate and ensure that the Tender Committee functions are run effectively for products and services that are best procured through tendering and be the secretary to the Tender Committees;
  • Coordinate and report on the progress of all activities of purchases, logistics, warehousing and distribution as key supply chain functions;
  • Ensure compliance and conformity of procurement policies with the industry, the hospital and regulatory bodies/authorities;
  • Transform the procurement infrastructure in to a supply chain center of excellence in line with international standards and benchmark with other institutions;
  • Build, lead and motivate a competent supply chain & distribution management team that will in turn ensure that the division has the right people in the right places to sustainably support the delivery of supply chain and distribution services at the Hospital; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Commerce, Finance, Economics or any other related field from a recognized institution.
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or any other related field from a recognized institution.
  • Full professional qualification in Purchasing and Supplies Management.
  • Must be a Professional Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management with a valid practicing license.
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in supply chain management in a large commercial organization, with 7 years at senior management level.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Thorough understanding of procurement laws and procedures.
  • Skills in developing Service Level Agreements.
  • Knowledge and experience in demand and supply system and best procurement practices.
  • Knowledge and effective application of all procurement and relevant hospital policies, processes, procedures and guidelines to consistently achieve required compliance standards or benchmarks.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to lead, influence and drive change initiatives in support of business strategies within the division.
  • Strong leadership and skills to foster teamwork; develop and motivate staff, resolve conflicts as well as ability to provide direction, guidance, momentum and vision in order to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Demonstrated business acumen – able to create strategy and actions that impact business success.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications.
  • High level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills, including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity.
  • Strong expertise in strategic management project planning and budgeting, resource management, implementation as well as monitoring and evaluation.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly organized, and able to work well with people at all levels in the organization.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Analytical and creative thinking skills.
  • Strong persuasion and negotiation skills.

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, your current remuneration, testimonials and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 30th April 2021.

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CLINICAL PHARMACIST:   REF/TNH/CP/04/21: (PERMANENT TERMS)

Reporting to the Team Leader – Pharmacy, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Ensure compliance with professional and legal practice and standard operating procedures
  • Fill prescriptions for inpatients and outpatients
  • Attend ward rounds and participate in multidisciplinary patient care.
  • Conduct drug utilization reviews and engage in clinical and operational research.
  • Undertaking clinical checks on all treatment sheets and prescriptions for suitability of treatment.
  • Monitor drug therapy and carry out clinical pharmacy interventions for both in patients and out patients in liaison with the patient care team.
  • Reporting, Monitoring and analysis of medication errors, adverse drug reactions and other quality and patient safety indicators
  • Carry out medication use counselling and adherence monitoring for patients on chronic treatment.
  • Prepare & submit clinical and management reports
  • Ensure institutional compliance with antibiotic stewardship guidelines restrictions
  • Undertake medication reconciliation during patient admission and discharge.
  • Participate and supervise staff in sterile compounding, chemotherapy reconstitution and extemporaneous preparations.
  • Provide information and education on drugs and medication therapy to patients, healthcare workers and other hospital personnel
  • To prepare articles on important medication related updates for publication in the hospital newsletter and patient education leaflets.
  • To keep close contact with the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya, the Ministry of Health and other professional bodies ensuring that the department is kept abreast with all new developments in the pharmaceutical field.
  • Conduct continuous professional development sessions for pharmacy staff
  • Serve as an active member in appointed hospital committees and process improvement action teams.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Masters in Clinical Pharmacy
  • Registration with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  • Experience of 3 – 4 years after Masters in Clinical Pharmacy.
  • Possession of valid annual practicing license.
  • Mature, well organized, reliable and shows initiative.
  • Good supervisory, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Honesty, integrity and upholds confidentiality
  • A team player with a problem solving mind-set.
  • ICT proficiency.

IT SECURITY OFFICER:   REF/TNH/ITSO/04/19 (PERMANENT TERMS)

Reporting to Manager, Security Systems the successful candidate will be responsible in assessing, resolving and maintaining the Hospital’s applications, infrastructure and network security requirements in order to ensure alignment of IT security with business security needs including reviewing and assessing the Hospital’s applications.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement, support, maintain and administrate the Hospital’s IT security solutions including application, database, network and infrastructure security controls;
  • Ensure that all the Hospital’s IT application systems, IT equipment and hardware and IT network security are regularly upgraded;
  • Provide periodic IT Security status reports (daily, weekly, monthly etc.)
  • Investigate and report on any IT security breaches and put in place the relevant actions;
  • Act as a central point of contact for security issues;
  • Assist in performing Business Impact Analysis (BIA);
  • Participate in developing, updating, communicating and publishing the Information Security Policy other operational security policies;
  • Assist in the development of security controls and security strategies;
  • Ensure that the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of services are maintained at the levels agreed in the Service Level Agreements (SLAs);
  • Ensure that all access to services by external partners and suppliers is subject to contractual agreements and responsibilities (e.g. non-disclosure agreements) and are closely monitored and that all changes to access are assessed for impact on all security aspects; including information security policy and controls;
  • Actively identify options for reducing IT security risks within the Hospital;
  • Identify and classify IT and information assets and the level of control and protection required for assets based on their classification;
  • Perform security risk analysis and risk management in coordination with Risk and IT Service Continuity Management functions.
  • Promote awareness of IT security across the Hospital;
  • Perform security tests (e.g. network vulnerability tests);
  • Provide the Hospital’s staff with the correct IT access and monitor IT access for compliance to the Hospital’s policies;
  • Assist in the development and testing of the Hospital’s Disaster Recovery Plans (DRPs);
  • Create manage user profiles, adds and deletes access rights and perform related profile maintenance and password control activities;
  • Manage network security breaches, providing containment solutions, communications to management, and developing stop-gap methodologies across the Hospital;
  • Monitor the Hospital’s IT network data to ensure the prevention of incidents that negatively impact confidentiality, availability, and integrity of the Hospital’s IT network;
  • Ensure the security of the Hospital’s infrastructure network including servers (e-mail, print, and backup servers), and other IT infrastructure;
  • Investigate and report on any IT network security breaches and put in place the relevant actions;
  • Actively identify options for reducing IT network security risks within the Hospital; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or any other related field from a recognized institution.
  • Professional ICT qualifications such CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ IT experience.

DATA ANALYTICS OFFICER:  REF/TNH/DAO/04/19 (PERMANENT TERMS)

Reporting to Manager, Security Systems the successful candidate will be responsible in ensuring that the Hospital leverages and capitalizes on big data and its various applications to improve and drive the quality of health care and patient experience in line with the Hospital’s objectives.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Apply knowledge of data, data structure and analytical tools to research or identify trends, expenditures, and utilization of patients’ healthcare needs;
  • Respond to requests for data by determining user’s needs, collecting, organizing, and analyzing data, and providing accurate and complete reports and information;
  • Gather and interpret data from a variety of sources such as billing claims, cost reports, and patient satisfaction surveys to help the Hospital to improve the quality of care, lower the cost of care, and enhance the patient experience;
  • Identify, develop and implement methods and techniques for improving reporting efficiency for in the department;
  • Check and audit various data sources to ensure data adheres to data governance and maintenance policies;
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current trends, practices and developments in the health care sector;
  • Educate and assist in problem solving to promote the implementation of the health care initiatives and research;
  • Suggest ways to both increase healthcare quality and reduce costs;
  • Contribute to data integrity, governance, and data structure standards and policies;
  • Ensure compliance with all HIPAA, Confidentiality and Privacy laws; and
  • Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering Health Informatics, Actuarial Science, Statistics, or Mathematics or any other related field from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ IT experience preferably in data analytics.

ASSISTANT ENGINEER – BIOMEDICAL: REF/TNH/AEB/04/19 (PERMANENT TERMS)

Reporting to Hospital Engineer – Biomedical, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring proper functioning, safety and sound condition of all medical equipment in the Hospital and that they are in optimum working condition and available for use at all times amongst the following other responsibilities;

  • Ensure all bio-medical equipment are included on the equipment master list for scheduled maintenance and calibration.
  • Support the Hospital Engineer – Biomedical, to review and update the quality standards for preventive maintenance and checks that are regularly conducted on biomedical equipment to comply with changing industry requirements.
  • Ensure that preventive maintenance and repairs of bio-medical equipment is conducted within the established quality standards, procedures and time.
  • Ensure continuous training of Bio-medical equipment users and to ensure safe machine handling.
  • Ensure calibration of biomedical equipment is done in time and documented.
  • Ability to maintain dialysis equipment.
  • Ensure team observance and compliance with environmental health and occupational safety measures and regulations.
  • Carry out staff supervision including work scheduling and execution.
  • Supervise handling and being in charge of any works related to various bio-medical equipment.
  • To evaluate the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of medical equipment, report and implement recommendations.
  • Identify gaps and risks in biomedical equipment and share with head of department for execution.
  • Supervise outpatient centers and ensuring medical equipment’s are maintained as per hospital standards.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in Bio -Medical Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience, in a maintenance function in a busy hospital industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in Maintenance management.
  • Excellent organizational, decision-making and planning skills.
  • Good interpersonal and customer relation skills.
  • Computer literacy skills with demonstrated knowledge

BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST    REF: TNH/HRD/BMT/04/2021 (CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Asst. Hospital Engineer- Biomedical, the Bio-Medical technologist is responsible for ensuring proper functioning, safety and sound condition of all medical equipment and that they are in optimum maintenance condition and available for use.

 Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Carry out preventive maintenance, repairs to ICU, Theatres, Renal, Laboratory, Physical Medicine, wards equipment and other areas of the Hospital.
  • Carry out preventive maintenance, repairs to all equipment and items of plant assigned to him from time to time by the Assistant Hospital Engineer Biomed.
  • Keep records of all job cards, PPM schedules and tasks as performed.
  • Handle all biomedical equipment job requests
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by management from time to time

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Diploma in Medical Engineering
  • Minimum KSCE grade C
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the same field.
  • Experience in a hospital industry is an added advantage.

SECURITY CONTROLLERS REF: TNH/HRD/SC/04/2021 (CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Senior Security Officer-Technical Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring overall security of The Nairobi Hospital and Outpatient Centres, clients, and personnel.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Offering protective and communications support for The Nairobi Hospital Operations by effective manning of the Control Room.
  • Monitoring all Electronic Security systems installed over irregularities (such as security breach, possible threats, abandoned items, fire hazards, equipment malfunctions, and unlocked security doors among others) and report incidents.
  • Monitoring, maintaining and archiving CCTV video footage and other security systems data and retrieval in case of incident occurrences and investigation/analysis requirements.
  • Managing access control systems and credentials by issuing access cards/passes and other arrangements to authorized visitors upon approval by the security supervisor and keep such records.
  • Observing and reporting suspects or incidents to the defined authorities and initiate incident response by use of radio or other communication channels.
  • Monitoring intruder alarm systems, closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems and liaise with response units to attend raised alarms.
  • Act as custodians of Control Room equipment and monitoring their operational readiness together with all other Security and communication equipment.
  • Controlling room data storage, handling and management as per procedures and policies ensuring security and confidentiality is maintained.
  • Continuously monitoring and follow up with current broadcast news and inform the TNH staff through the Security Management team on any risky occurrences which may affect their duty or safety both locally and globally.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Diploma or a Degree in Security Management/social sciences/information science.
  • Proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Training in CCTV monitoring and Control room activities
  • At least two years’ experience of working in a busy control room environment. Security background on handling security operations will be an added advantage.
  • Medically and physically fit with excellent observation skills, good hearing and vision.
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills, both spoken and written, fluent in English and Kiswahili.
  • Keen attention to details and meticulous with record keeping.
  • Ability to work under pressure for extended hours.
  • Highly disciplined and of impeccable character.

FRONT OFFICE ASSISTANTS        REF: TNH/HRD/FOA/04/2021 (CONTRACT TERMS)

Reporting to the Credit Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring smooth flow of patient journey from admission to discharge.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Registration and Booking Management
  • Registration of patients in the Kranium System
  • Advance booking of patient in Clinics before the appointment date where applicable.
  • Ensuring services are rendered to bonafide corporate scheme beneficiaries.
  • Validating corporate patients ensuring correct documentation is given and properly filed and liaising with insurance companies regarding pre-authorization.
  • Integration of inpatient records, outpatient records and outpatient centres patient records.
  1. Billing & Authorization
  • Billing of patient.
  • Receiving and receipt correctly funds as per the source document.
  • Processing patient admission liaising with the Nurse for bed allocation and admitting Doctor.
  • Seeking authorization for emergency admission.
  • Ensuring all claim forms are signed by the Doctor and attached to the invoices then forwarded to the Senior Cashier at the end of a shift.
  • Dropping funds receipted onto the drop-in safe, when applicable.
  • Banking all receipts with Chief Cashier.
  • Inventory Management.
  1. Customer Care
  • Ensuring consistency on the customer care standards and telephone etiquette are maintained at all times.
  • Establishing accurate, honest and positive relationship with internal and external customer.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • CPA Part 2 or Diploma in Front Office Operations
  • At least one (1) year experience
  • Good working knowledge of Ms Excel.
  • Good interpersonal and Communication skills.
  • Excellent customer care skills.
  • Basic Life Support.

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned not later than FRIDAY 30th APRIL 2021.

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NOTE:

  • Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents:
  • National I.D.
  • KRA PIN Certificate
  • Current Colored Passport Photo
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Academic and Professional Certificates
  • Certificates of Service from previous employers

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Director Human Resources & Operations           

The Nairobi Hospital

P.O. Box 30026 – 00100

Email: recruitment@nbihosp.org

NAIROBI           

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@nbihosp.org





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